The Dalmore L'Anima. Photo: Till Britze

A truly unique single malt

From the best chef in the world and a whisky making icon, The Dalmore presents L'Anima, a collaboration between Massimo Bottura and Richard Paterson.

Created in partnership with The Dalmore’s Master Distiller Richard Paterson, this expertly crafted single malt whisky, an impeccable one of one bottling, is a celebration of the shared respect for tradition and innovation that unites the pair.

The Dalmore L’Anima is a unique single malt, created from three unique assemblages brought together by Master Distiller, Richard Paterson using some of the distillery’s most exquisite casks. A marriage of rare Dalmore expressions which were previously matured in freshly emptied small batch bourbon barrels, Gonzalez Byass casks which previously held 40 year old ’Pedro Ximenez’ sherry and Graham’s Vintage Port Pipes.

The Dalmore L'Anima with Massimo Bottura

"It's going to be something rare. It's going to be something special...and it's going to be the soul of The Dalmore, the soul of Richard Paterson and the soul of Massimo Bottura."

Richard Paterson
Photo: Till Britze

A marriage of rare expressions

On the nose, the single malt has exotic aromas of sun-kissed raisins, bitter chocolate and old English marmalade; to taste, hints of freshly brewed Java coffee, Demerara sugar, pecan pie and crème brûlée, while Sanguinello blood oranges linger on the after taste alongside rich treacle and succulent figs.

This natural colour, natural strength whisky (41.5% ABV) is elegantly held in a crystal decanter featuring a sterling silver collar, stopper, and stag, with a hand-engraved finish. Finally, the whisky is encased in a bespoke handcrafted cabinet made from Italian olive wood, American black walnut and solid ebony by expert craftsman John Galvin.

Uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744, Sotheby's dedication to preserving heritage and history alongside their support for the future of art and technology makes them the perfect partner for The Dalmore.

The Dalmore L'Anima at Sotheby's

The Dalmore L'Anima

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